Short, John

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Short, John



Actor, producer, and writer. Barn (theatre), cofounder, 1994, and teacher; stage actor at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Syracuse Stage, Syracuse, NY, and John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Loyola Marymount University, acting teacher; teacher at Camp Bravo summer workshop. Also works as a photographer.

Awards, Honors:

Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding featured actor in a musical, 1985, for Big River.


Film Appearances:

Curtis, Maximum Overdrive, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986.

Assistant director, A Fine Mess (also known as Blake Edwards' "A Fine Mess"), Columbia, 1986.

Cub reporter Pesky Miller, Brenda Starr, Columbia TriStar, 1989.

Resident, Gross Anatomy (also known as A Cut Above), Buena Vista, 1990.

First John, Peephole, 1992.

Corny "Buster" Robins, Diggstown (also known as Midnight Sting), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1992.

INCO White, Apollo 13 (also released as Apollo 13: The IMAX Experience), MCA/Universal, 1995.

Harley's associate, The Associate, Buena Vista, 1996.

Agent Dewey, Ransom, Buena Vista, 1996.

Mr. Howard, Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season, Warner Bros., 1999.

Acting coach, Welcome to Hollywood, Phaedra Cinema, 2000.

Tiny "Who" man, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (also known as Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," The Grinch, and Der Grinch), Universal, 2000.

Alden, The Pickets (short film), Cinevative Productions, 2002.

Ned Becker, Christmas with the Kranks, Columbia, 2004.

Film Work:

Executive producer, The Pickets (short film), Cinevative Productions, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Tour guide, The Other Lover, CBS, 1985.

Uma, Angel in Green, CBS, 1987.

Television Appearances; Series:

Father Charles "Chuck" Cavanaugh, Jr., The Cavanaughs, CBS, 1986.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Reimer, "Love Thy Neighbor," Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1985.

"Out with the New, Inn with the Old," Newhart, CBS, 1985.

Dr. Brandon Falsey, "The Last One," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 2988.

"Stand by Your Man," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1989.

Pee Wee Reese, "Boys of Summer," Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1991.

Steve Bannister, "Buzzy Money," Coach, ABC, 1993.

Technician, "Recovery," JAG, NBC, 1996.

Warren Snail, "Part I," The Practice, ABC, 1997.

"Good Fellows," Providence, NBC, 1999.

Warren Hungerford, "Vigilante," The District, CBS, 2001.

Commercial director, "Precautions," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2002.

Dr. Phillip "Phil" Spivey, "The Price," Angel (also known as Angel: The Series), The WB, 2002.

Drake, "Regeneration," Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise), UPN, 2003.

Riley Sheets, "The Hubbert Peak," The West Wing, NBC, 2004.

Dr. Raymond Young, "'Til We Meat Again," Boston Legal, ABC, 2005.

Dr. Schlansky, "Wake Up," ER, NBC, 2005.

Coach Braddock, "The Shot," Close to Home, CBS, 2006.

Appeared in an episode of Ally McBeal, Fox; and as Crawford Dunn, The Marshal, ABC.

Stage Appearances:

Tom Sawyer, Big River (musical), Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1985-87.


Video Games:

Voice of Ensign Foster, Silent Steel, Tsunami Entertainment, 1995.


Film Scripts:

The Pickets (short film), Cinevative Productions, 2002.